Paul Kahn , France
Session: 3.2 Analyzing and planning web sites
This workshop will develop a greater understanding of how to apply information architecture techniques to the redesign of existing web sites and the planning of new projects. Visualization is a critical factor in successful planning of web site projects. The instructor will present a variety of visualization techniques including isometric diagrams and flow charts. Methods for indicating global and local navigation structures, page types, static and dynamic pages, and interaction with applications and databases will be described.
Planning for individual web site -- overview and major page detail: isometric diagrams
Catalog of linked content, visualization of web site software products and processes
Competitive analysis, explanation of how a site works, catalog of major features, comparison of specific task pathways
Planning for complex site, set of related web sites